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'''The Dream Syndicate''' is an American alternative rock band from Los Angeles, California, originally active from 1981 to 1989, and reunited since 2012. The band is associated with the Paisley Underground music movement; of the bands in that movement, according to the ''Los Angeles Times'', it "rocked with the highest degree of unbridled passion and conviction". Though never commercially successful it met with considerable acclaim, especially for its songwriting and guitar playing. Bandleader Steve Wynn (musician)|Steve Wynn brought the band back together for a festival in Spain in 2012, and the band began touring the United States and Europe in 2013.
Alias| origin = Los Angeles, California, United States
GenreAlternative rock{{cite web|title=The Dream Syndicate|publisher=AllMusic|url=http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-dream-syndicate-mn0000198302}}
Neo-psychedelia{{cite web|title=The Dream Syndicate|publisher=AllMusic|url=http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-dream-syndicate-mn0000198302}}
Paisley Underground{{cite web|title=The Dream Syndicate|publisher=AllMusic|url=http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-dream-syndicate-mn0000198302}}
Years active1981–1989, 2012–present
LabelRuby Records|Ruby/Slash Records|Slash, Rough Trade Records|Rough Trade, A&M Records|A&M, Big Time Records|Big Time, Chrysalis Records|Chrysalis
Associated acts| website =
Current members*Steve Wynn (songwriter)|Steve Wynn
Past members*Karl Precoda
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